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F.D.R. His Personal Letters. by  Franklin D.; Eleanor Roosevelt Roosevelt - Signed First Edition - 1950 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 68004)

F.D.R. His Personal Letters.

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F.D.R. His Personal Letters.

by Roosevelt, Franklin D.; Eleanor Roosevelt

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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950. First editions of the personal letters of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine and front panels, 2 volumes, illustrated. Foreword by Eleanor Roosevelt. Presentation copy, inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt on the front free endpaper of volume one, "To Mr. Earle Koons with warm regards and good wishes from Eleanor Roosevelt." Edited by Elliot Roosevelt. Assisted by Joseph P. Lash. In fine condition. The original slipcase shows some of the usual wear. The personal letter of F.D.R. were hailed as "a remarkable piece of Americana." These two volumes trace the events and people in F.D.R. life that helped shape him to become one of the most important figures in the twentieth century.


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F.D.R. His Personal Letters.
Roosevelt, Franklin D.; Eleanor Roosevelt
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second hand
Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Eleanor Roosevelt Signed

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.


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